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Contact the National Desk at national@lakana.com.

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National News Promotables

Special Keywords

News and Content: Thursday’s promotables; News preview

 

Check out the LAKANA News and Content page to find the current National News Top Story, National News Headlines, Daily Promotable Features and vertical content, as well as media galleries and interactives.

 

The preview URLs provided in this content note do not point to your local site, but to our IB preview servers. Please do NOT post these links on your site or on social media. Locate the promotable in your system using the COID provided and then search out the URL for your site.

 

NOTE: We recommend you populate our content dynamically. If you choose to copy content into your local folder, you will not get the updated version(s) if that content updates.

 

THURSDAY'S PROMOTABLE FEATURES:

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Daily Quiz: Conquer this Imperial Roman quiz

ON-AIR TEASE: ARE YOU NOT ENTERTAINED?

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-237622" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzIzNzYyMg">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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Birthday Quiz: Like a birthday

ON-AIR TEASE: BE SURE TO VOGUE AT TODAY'S PARTY, WHATEVER THAT MEANS.

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-255464" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI1NTQ2NA">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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History Quiz: Save my baby!

ON-AIR TEASE: WHAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY? TAKE THE QUIZ!

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-255465" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI1NTQ2NQ">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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Celeb Slideshow: Madonna through the years

ON-AIR TEASE: MADONNA HAS BEEN LIVING IN THE MATERIAL WORLD OF POP MUSIC FOR MORE THAN THIRTY YEARS. WITH THE SINGER CELEBRATING HER SIXTIETH BIRTHDAY ON THURSDAY, GET IN TUNE WITH OUR SLIDESHOW OF HER CAREER AND PERSONAL LIFE.

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Daily List: 15 diseases doctors often get wrong

ON-AIR TEASE: SOMETIMES DOCTORS HAVE JUST AS MUCH TROUBLE IDENTIFYING CERTAIN DISORDERS AND CONDITIONS AS THEIR PATIENTS. VISIT ____ DOT COM FOR A LOOK AT FIFTEEN DISEASES THAT ARE NOTORIOUSLY DIFFICULT TO PIN DOWN AND OFTEN GET MISDIAGNOSED.

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On This Day: August 16

ON-AIR TEASE: POLITICS GET UGLY ON THE WHITE HOUSE LAWN, LINCOLN SIGNS THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION, THE BAMBINO AND THE KING BOTH DIE, AND THE BEATLES FIND A NEW DRUMMER, ALL ON THIS DAY.

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LOOK AHEAD AUGUST 17:

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Jurors will begin deliberating in the Paul Manafort case.

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Family and friends are by singer Aretha Franklin's side.

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Will the pope make a statement about clergy sex abuse claims?

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Midday Talkers: August 16,  2018

NOTE: If you make copies of content, please remember that you will not get the updated version(s) if that content updates.

Also please note the difference between odd news and talkers:

  • Odd news includes stories that may be weird, strange or bizarre. (E.g. Man named Bacon arrested in sausage dispute.)
  • Talkers include stories that may be trending or causing buzz, but may not be strange. Talkers also may contain sensitive topics that may be inappropriate under odd news. (E.g. Dad punishes son by making him carry rock for miles.)

TODAY'S TALKERS:

California man scratches lotto tickets until he wins $750,000

Slovakian woman arrested for playing same opera song for 16 years

9 hotels to sleep in before you die

Madonna celebrates 60th birthday

Walmart sales growth was the best in a decade

Amateur golfer hits three holes-in-one on same day

Elvis Presley's mobile home up for auction

Aldi going granola to compete with Whole Foods

FDA warns of pet owners using animals to get opioids

Newspapers to Trump: Journalists aren't the enemy

TODAY'S MUST-SEE VIDEOS:

The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, dies at the age of 76

Caught on camera: Woman test driving BMW crashes into dealership

Colorado man arrested after his pregnant wife, kids go missing

TODAY'S MEDIA GALLERIES:

Aretha Franklin through the years (updated)

Notable deaths of 2018 (updated)

7:30 a.m., News and Content: August 16, 2018

Check out the LAKANA News and Content page to find the current National News Top Story, National News Headlines, Daily Promotable Features and vertical content, as well as media galleries and interactives.

The preview URLs provided in this content note do not point to your local site, but to our LAKANA preview servers. Please do NOT post these links on your site or on social media. Locate the promotable in your system using the title provided and then search out the URL for your site.

NOTE: We recommend you populate our content dynamically. If you choose to copy content into your local folder, you will not get the updated version(s) if that content updates.

 

THURSDAY'S PROMOTABLE FEATURES:

Daily Quiz: Conquer this Imperial Roman quiz

ON-AIR TEASE: ARE YOU NOT ENTERTAINED?

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-237622" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzIzNzYyMg">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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Birthday Quiz: Like a birthday

ON-AIR TEASE: BE SURE TO VOGUE AT TODAY'S PARTY, WHATEVER THAT MEANS.

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-255464" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI1NTQ2NA">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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History Quiz: Save my baby!

ON-AIR TEASE: WHAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY? TAKE THE QUIZ!

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-255465" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI1NTQ2NQ">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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Celeb Slideshow: Madonna through the years

ON-AIR TEASE: MADONNA HAS BEEN LIVING IN THE MATERIAL WORLD OF POP MUSIC FOR MORE THAN THIRTY YEARS. WITH THE SINGER CELEBRATING HER SIXTIETH BIRTHDAY ON THURSDAY, GET IN TUNE WITH OUR SLIDESHOW OF HER CAREER AND PERSONAL LIFE.

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Daily List: 15 diseases doctors often get wrong

ON-AIR TEASE: SOMETIMES DOCTORS HAVE JUST AS MUCH TROUBLE IDENTIFYING CERTAIN DISORDERS AND CONDITIONS AS THEIR PATIENTS. VISIT ____ DOT COM FOR A LOOK AT FIFTEEN DISEASES THAT ARE NOTORIOUSLY DIFFICULT TO PIN DOWN AND OFTEN GET MISDIAGNOSED.

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On This Day: August 16

ON-AIR TEASE: POLITICS GET UGLY ON THE WHITE HOUSE LAWN, LINCOLN SIGNS THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION, THE BAMBINO AND THE KING BOTH DIE, AND THE BEATLES FIND A NEW DRUMMER, ALL ON THIS DAY.

LIVESTREAMS:

12:30 p.m. ET: Authorities hold news conference on missing pregnant Colo. mom, kids

The Frederick Police Department in Colorado, will host a news conference to update the case on Shanann Watts, a pregnant woman who went missing with her two kids on Monday. Her husband, Christopher Watts, has been arrested.

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2 p.m. ET: Federal Commission on School Safety meets

Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen will host the fifth Federal Commission on School Safety meeting. The session will focus on best practices for school building security, active shooter training for schools, and practitioner experience with school-based threat assessment.

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2 p.m. ET: Karen Pence hosts children for National Honey Bee Awareness Day

Second lady Karen Pence host children of the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors at the vice president’s residence to celebrate National Honey Bee Awareness Day.

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TODAY'S TOP STORIES:

Manafort, Mueller, Trump wait for jury's verdict

Brennan: Trump revoked clearance to 'scare' critics

Family friend relayed starvation message to NM police

Iraqi refugee accused of being ISIS killer arrested in California

Prosecutors can't call Laquan McDonald a 'victim' in murder trial

NY Gov. Cuomo says America 'was never that great'

GOP senator calls Brennan a 'butthead'

Rep. Lawrence to Trump: 'Shame on you' for Omarosa comments

Kim Jong Nam trial: Lawyers must mount defense

Number of faulty vaccines in China surges to over 900,000

Stranded rescue ship with 141 migrants allowed to dock in Malta

TODAY'S TALKERS:

FDA warns of pet owners using animals to get opioids

Elvis Presley's mobile home up for auction

Amateur golfer hits three holes-in-one on same day

Aldi going granola to compete with Whole Foods

Man missing on Mount St. Helens survived on bees, berries

Florida's toxic algae: Red tide. Green slime. Be careful.

Ultra hot planet has iron, titanium in its atmosphere

6-year-old girl's online purchase takes parents by surprise 

   

TODAY'S VIDEOS:

ISIS murder suspect arrested in Sacramento

6-year-old buys $400 in toys off Amazon

Sen. Kennedy: Brennan is a ‘butthead'

Rep. Lawrence to Trump: 'Shame on you'

         

Thursday, August 16, 2018

TOP NEWS STORIES
Manafort, Mueller, Trump wait for jury's verdict
Brennan: Trump revoked clearance to 'scare' critics
Colo. man charged after pregnant wife, daughters go missing
After report on sexual abuse by priests, Pennsylvania lawmakers may lift statute of limitations
Family friend relayed starvation message to NM police 
Iraqi refugee accused of being ISIS killer arrested in California
Prosecutors can't call Laquan McDonald a 'victim' in murder trial
NY Gov. Cuomo says America 'was never that great'
GOP senator calls Brennan a 'butthead'
Rep. Lawrence to Trump: 'Shame on you' for Omarosa comments
Kim Jong Nam trial: Lawyers must mount defense
Number of faulty vaccines in China surges to over 900,000
Stranded rescue ship with 141 migrants allowed to dock in Malta

SPORTS POSSIBILITIES 
Jordan McNair, University of Maryland football player, didn't receive proper care
Kobe Bryant's $6M investment in sports drink now worth $200M
Ebenezer Cobb Morley: Google Doodle celebrates football's founding father 

SLIDESHOW POSSIBILITIES 
Update: Mueller investigation 
Update: Notable deaths
Update: Italy bridge collapse 
Update: Madonna through the years
Update: World's best roller coasters 
Update: Remembering Elvis Presley

CLICKER POSSIBILITIES 
Caught on camera: Woman test driving BMW crashes into dealership
6-year-old girl’s online purchase takes parents by surprise
Slovakian woman arrested for playing same opera song for 16 years
Sergeant shoots out car window to free trapped bear
California man scratches lotto tickets until he wins $750,000
North Carolina man grows world-record cantaloupe 
 

August 16, 2018

11:05 a.m. ET: Fans pay respect to Aretha Franklin at Hollywood star -- OVER

Fans have been leaving flowers at Aretha Franklin's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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12:30 p.m. ET: Authorities hold news conference on missing pregnant Colo. mom, kids -- OVER

The Frederick Police Department in Colorado, will host a news conference to update the case on Shanann Watts, a pregnant woman who went missing with her two kids on Monday. Her husband, Christopher Watts, has been arrested.

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1:24 p.m. ET: Fans pay respect to Aretha Franklin at Hollywood star -- OVER

Fans have been leaving flowers at Aretha Franklin's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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2 p.m. ET: Federal Commission on School Safety meets

Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen will host the fifth Federal Commission on School Safety meeting. The session will focus on best practices for school building security, active shooter training for schools, and practitioner experience with school-based threat assessment.

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2 p.m. ET: Karen Pence hosts children for National Honey Bee Awareness Day -- OVER

Second lady Karen Pence host children of the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors at the vice president’s residence to celebrate National Honey Bee Awareness Day.

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Contact the National Desk at national@lakana.com

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National News Promotables

Special Keywords

Winter Olympics 2018 

The Olympics are officially underway in PyeongChang and will run through the closing ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 25.

Reminder that all Olympic content will be published not only with the Olympics publishing category, but also with the keyword #olympics2018 attached.

Event schedule (all times CT):

Friday, Feb. 23:

Cross-country skiing, men's 50km mass start classic (11 p.m.-2:05 a.m.)
USA not expected to medal

Snowboard, women/men's parallel giant slalom finals (11:30-11:45 p.m.)
U.S. did not have any entrants in women's event and the only two competitors in men's event did not qualify for the final.


Saturday, Feb. 24:

Curling, men's gold medal (12:35-3:55 a.m.)
USA vs. Sweden

Speed skating, women/men's mass start (5-7:40 a.m.)
Heather Bergsma (USA) won bronze at 2017 worlds and Joey Mantia is current world champion for the men. Mia Manganello and Brian Hansen also competing for U.S.

Curling, women's bronze medal (5:05-8 a.m.)
Great Britain vs. Japan

Men's hockey bronze medal game (6:10-9 a.m.)
Czech Republic vs. Canada

Curling, women's gold medal match (6:05-9:25 p.m.)
Sweden vs. South Korea

Bobsleigh, 4-man heat 3 & 4 (6:30-9:30 p.m.)
U.S. teams are in ninth, 20th and 21st position after first two heats, so most likely out of medal contention.

Figure skating gala exhibition (6:30-9 p.m.)

Men's hockey gold medal game (10:10 p.m.-1 a.m.)
OAR vs. Germany

Sunday, Feb. 25:

Cross-country skiing, women's 30km mass start classic (12:15-2:20 a.m.)
USA not expected to medal, more likely Norway sweep

Closing ceremony (5-7 a.m.)

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